Effect of Dry Ice Application in Fish Hold of Fishing Boat on the Fish Quality and Fisherman Income
- 1 Department of Marine Engineering, Faculty of Marine Technology, Institute Technology Sepuluh Nopember, Sukolilo Surabaya 60111, Indonesia
- 2 Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University Malaysia Pahang, Pekan Pahang, Malaysia
Problem statement: This study presents the effect of dry ice application in the fish hold of fishing boat on the fish quality and fisherman income. Dry ice is made with compressed CO2 gas to produce hot, high-pressure gas. Hot gas then cooled to condense into liquid CO2, which is still high pressure. Dry ice can be used to cool a room and can reach temperatures under 0°C. Approach: Objectives of this study are to know the effect of the use of cooling applications by using dry ice as a cooling fish on the fish quality. Results: The experimental investigation has been done in dry ice variations weigh, variations cooling load (fish) and variations fan speed. Conclusion: The results of these experiments have been shown in this study that the dry ice has been reducing the weight of refrigerant weigh to cooling of fish in the fishing boat.
Copyright: © 2011 Semin, Alam Baheramsyah, Amiadji and Abdul Rahim Ismail. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
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